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Reading Champion: The Snow Globe Adventure

Reading Champion: The Snow Globe Adventure

by Caroline Walker Illustrated by Sara Ugolotti
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3.

Mia and her dad have moved from their home in a warm climate, to a very, very cold one. The one thing Mia is looking forward to is seeing snow for the first time. Little does she know there will be snow and much more – including some magic!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold

Reading Champion: The Snake of Gold

by Chitra Soundar Illustrated by Darshika Varma
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Sleepover

Reading Champion: The Sleepover

Illustrated by Louise Forshaw by Jenny Jinks
Grace is going for her first sleepover at her friend’s house. She is excited, but nervous, too. What if they don’t want to play the same things? What if she doesn’t like the food? What if she misses Mum? Luckily, Mum is on hand with some suggestions and, along with the help of her favourite toy, Grace has a wonderful time.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The School Play

Reading Champion: The School Play

by Katie Woolley Illustrated by Marcus Cutler
Lil and Tim are having trouble choosing an outfit for the school play … what will they be?

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Perfect for the 4-5 year old beginner reader or those reading book band red.
Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea

Reading Champion: The Prince and the Pea

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Prince Rupert longs to play with the other village children, but his mother, the Queen, wants to find a real princess to be his playmate. She has a clever plan to find a real princess for her son … but Rupert has a plan all of his own.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Pied Piper Returns

Reading Champion: The Pied Piper Returns

by Jenny Jinks Illustrated by Hannah George
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

When the Pied Piper returns to Hamlelin, the children are delighted. Their parents have gone safety-mad and banned all sweets, cakes and ice cream too! When the Piper offers to help in return for some of the sweets, Ash, Freddie and Mala agree. But once the parents disappear the children refuse to pay the Piper, and the children soon find life without parents is not so easy…

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic

Reading Champion: The Perfect Place for a Picnic

Illustrated by Rory Walker by Katie Dale
Mo and Yaz are in the mood for a picnic. They’ve packed their trusty red rug and a lovely lunch, but they have no idea what’s in store for them! From the start, everything goes wrong and the two friends will have to be creative to find the perfect place for their picnic.

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Peach Boy

Reading Champion: The Peach Boy

by Enid Richemont Illustrated by Andy Catling
In this retelling of a famous Japanese legend, we meet Momotaro, a boy whose mother found him inside a peach. When ogres attack his village, Momotaro bravely sets out to drive them away – with the help of his friends and some of his mother’s strength-giving cakes…

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.


The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The New Baby

Reading Champion: The New Baby

by Lynne Benton Illustrated by Rupert Van Wyk
Holly wants a little sister, so when her mum has a baby boy, Holly is disappointed. In this sweet tale of worry, assumptions and big changes, Holly learns that little brothers can be great fun too!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Mystery of the Haunted House

Reading Champion: The Mystery of the Haunted House

by Katie Dale Illustrated by Sian James
This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This book is aimed at Independent Reading 12, for readers aged 7 years old and up, or in the second half of Year 3.

Sarwat loves to solve mysteries. But what on earth is happening at his neighbours house? It surely seems haunted, but perhaps the spooky clues have another explanation? Sarwat is on the case!

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+
Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace

Reading Champion: The Missing Necklace

A crime has been committed in Ancient Egypt – who has stolen the Queen’s precious necklace?

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants

Reading Champion: The Mice and the Elephants

This story is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with Dr Sue Bodman and Glen Franklin of UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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